Nova Scotia PNP is skilled based provincial nominee program for the province of Nova Scotia in Canada. The processing time for the application is 3 months or more. There are couple of categories under which the application are accepted. One is category A where candidates are considered who hold job offers and another is category B which is for experienced candidates in an opportunity occupation.

Under the new Express Entry Linked Stream, the province of Nova Scotia has issued first 314 invitations to candidates who are eligible under the express entry pool with work experience as the early childhood educators and assistance.  Candidates need to possess minimum of two years of experience under the job listed in National Occupation Classification (NOC) 4214. The in demand occupations will vary from draw to draw as per the provinces requirement. The new stream is described as flexible as per the Nova Scotia government.

A candidate’s Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score is not considered as the selection criteria under this stream. Candidates need to submit a complete application within 30 days of receiving the Letter of Interest.

Candidates will be given additional 600 points if they are approved of Nova Scotia’s PNP program. This builds up the great chance for the candidates to gain Canadian Permanent Residency.

Nova Scotia created the Labour Market Priorities Stream on 2nd August 2018. In this category the candidates will invited should meet the ‘market identified labour shortages’ and apply to  the Express Entry candidates. In order to be considered for the Nova Scotia Labour Priorities Stream, candidates firstly need to submit their profile to the Express Entry System.

Listed Occupation

There are various listed occupations under the Nova Scotia provincial nominee program. Candidates aspiring for Nova Scotia immigration under the Canada Immigration, they can refer to same in order to judge whether they would be eligible or not for the program.

1111 Financial Auditors and Accountants
1114 Other financial officers
1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations
1241 Administrative assistants
1311 Accounting and related clerks
2131 Civil engineers
2171 Information systems analysts and consultants
2174 Computer programmers and interactive media development
2281 Computer network technicians
2282 User support technicians
3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
3233 Licensed practical nurses
4021 College and other vocational instructors
4211 Paralegal and related occupations
4212 Social and community service workers
6235 Financial sales representatives


There are criteria a candidate must fulfill in order to qualify for the new Nova Scotia Express Entry Linked Stream under the Nova Scotia Immigration.

Following are the pointers according to which candidate’s eligibility will be judged:-

  • Candidates have to gain atleast 67 points on the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry points grid. Points are allocated based on various factors such as language proficiency, age, work experience, education, and adaptability
  • Candidates must possess atleast an year of full-time skilled work experience or equivalent part-time in the past six years in one of the occupations considered by Nova Scotia.
  • Must possess a profile in the Express Entry pool.
  • Canada and Nova Scotia, atleast an adequate intermediate language proficiency of English or French.
  • Ought to get their foreign education credentials assessed.
  • Ought to showcase, language test ability through language proficiency test.

To know more about new Nova Scotia Express Entry Linked Stream, you can directly get in touch with the Make Visas Immigration experts by dialing our official helpline +91-7042184185 or drop your queries on

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